Tamiya 35039 US M3 Tank Lee Mk 1 1/35



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The M3 Lee Mk.1 was a medium tank which served as the mainstay of the U.S. Army’s tank units from its introduction in October 1941 until it was reduced to limited frontline status in April 1943. It used a limited traverse, sponson-based 75mm main gun and a turret-mounted 37mm weapons as its main firepower. Eventually
succeeded by the M4 Sherman, it was also ordered and used by the British military who christened it the “General Lee” after the famous American military figure. Including tanks produced the British, production of the M3 Lee Mk.1 ran to a total of 4,924 units.

About the Model
This is a 1/35 scale plastic model assembly kit. Length when assembled: 164mm.
Features moving 75mm, 37mm and 7.62mm gun recreations.
The various hatches can be assembled in open or closed position.
Armour shows off impressive detail with recreations of rivets.
Vertical Volute Spring Suspension (VVSS) is succinctly depicted.
Includes one North African theatre crewman figure and two sets of markings.

D Company, 2nd Battalion, 67th Armored Regiment, 2nd Armored Division, 1942
F Company, 2nd Battalion, 13th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division, 1942

Additional information

Weight .4 kg
Dimensions 29 × 19 × 6 cm